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This session will guide you through what to expect once you’ve submitted your application, what to do once you receive offers, and what to expect in your first few weeks of starting university.

Upcoming events

Students in the Learning Curve

Choosing if you want to go to university is a big decision. This session will help you decide if university is the right option for you by guiding you through what university offers and how it can benefit you in the future.

Gyan Tripathi smiling
public lecture

The incidence of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease is increasing worldwide for all age-groups and is reaching epidemic proportions. Why is obesity at the centre of it all? Are we ourselves to blame or are there other factors at play? This lecture will consider the importance of nutrition and the role it plays in disease.

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Thinking about starting university in 2021 but haven't applied yet? It's not too late! This session will talk you through your next steps and how to apply.

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public lecture

This lecture will examine some of the key ethical and normative claims that journalism has established for itself and argue that the notion of 'civic empowerment' needs to be re-integrated to the ideas and practice of journalism, and journalism research, for the benefit of all.

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conference

The Rail Industry event aims to engage with Rail sector organisations and work towards collaborative projects that will lead to ongoing partnerships. 

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Do you have a university interview coming up? This session will provide an overview of what to expect at a university interview and how you can prepare.

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webinar

During this hour-long webinar, we'll take you through the basic principles of how online learning works and what you can expect as an online learner. The webinar includes a 30-minute presentation and an opportunity to take in a Q and A.

Solar panels

This webinar will discuss what is a circular economy and how can it help your organisation? Learn from businesses already benefitting from this approach and discover how your organisation could do the same.

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The range of options can be overwhelming when you’re thinking about university, especially when searching from home. This virtual session will help you identify what is important when researching courses and universities.

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Join us to find out how the student finance application process works, what funding you may be eligible to receive, and hints and tips on how to manage your money whilst at university.

A face mask next  to two bottles of Covid 19 vaccine and a syringe

As an existing Undergraduate or Postgraduate student of the College of Health, Psychology and Social Care at the University of Derby, a potential new international student, or a student enrolled at an overseas partner University you are all warmly invited to join our virtual international mobility challenge event for 2021. 

Student wearing headphones at a laptop participating in an online webinar
webinar

During this hour-long webinar, we'll take you through the basic principles of how online learning works and what you can expect as an online learner. The webinar includes a 30-minute presentation and an opportunity to take part in a Q and A.

Student wearing headphones at a laptop participating in an online webinar
webinar

During this hour-long webinar, we'll take you through the basic principles of how online learning works and what you can expect as an online learner. The webinar includes a 30-minute presentation and an opportunity to take part in a Q and A.

ZMorph Multitool 3D printer
public lecture

Professor Paul Wood will talk about 3D printing and additive manufacturing research at the University of Derby's Institute for Innovation in Sustainable Engineering; covering applications and fundamental research in the transport, infrastructure and medical sectors and the impact of this research on the beneficiaries.

Student wearing headphones at a laptop participating in an online webinar
webinar

During this hour-long webinar, we'll take you through the basic principles of how online learning works and what you can expect as an online learner. The webinar includes a 30-minute presentation and an opportunity to take part in a Q and A.

Headshot of Carley Foster looking into the distance
public lecture

In this lecture, Professor Carley Foster will discuss the role of retail in the community. Rather than viewing retail as simply a transaction between the buyer and seller, she will explore how retail experiences can be co-created so that the retailer can embed themselves within the community and protect themselves from turbulent trading conditions.

Headshot of Stephan Reiff-Marganiec smiling
public lecture

Professor Stephan Reiff-Marganiec discusses the great emergence of smart technology, the opportunity it provides to improve our daily lives, but also the human worries that are increasingly associated with it.

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public lecture

Professor Kate Moss will discuss her research on the hidden crisis of women’s homelessness and one of the major precipitators, domestic abuse.